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Edelman Bolsters Corporate Communications Offering with Appointment of Chadd McLisky as Regional Corporate Practice Chairman, Asia Pacific

Edelman Bolsters Corporate Communications Offering with Appointment of Chadd McLisky as Regional Corporate Practice Chairman, Asia Pacific

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Edelman has bolstered its corporate communications offering in Asia Pacific today with the appointment of Chadd McLisky as regional Corporate practice chairman, Asia Pacific. McLisky rejoins Edelman following 20 years as chairman of IndoPacific Edelman, the leading public relations firm in Indonesia.
Edelman has bolstered its corporate communications offering in Asia Pacific today with the appointment of Chadd McLisky as regional Corporate practice chairman, Asia Pacific. McLisky rejoins Edelman following 20 years as chairman of IndoPacific Edelman, the leading public relations firm in Indonesia.

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PRESS RELEASE Edelman Bolsters Corporate Communications Offering with Appointment of Chadd McLisky as Regional Corporate Practice Chairman

, Asia Pacific PR Veteran Returns to Edelman in Newly-Created Role to Boost Corporate Practice in the Region HONG KONG, November 9, 2012 – Edelman has bolstered its corporate communications offering in Asia Pacific today with the appointment of Chadd McLisky as regional Corporate practice chairman, Asia Pacific. McLisky rejoins Edelman following 20 years as chairman of IndoPacific Edelman, the leading public relations firm in Indonesia. McLisky will be responsible for leading the firm’s corporate practice across Edelman’s 11 Asia-Pacific markets. He will report directly to David Brain, president and CEO, Edelman Asia Pacific, and Ben Boyd, global head of Edelman’s Corporate practice. The appointment is effective immediately. “We are delighted to welcome Chadd back to the firm,” said Brain. “He is one of the region’s best known and most experienced practitioners, and he will now be available to give great advice to clients and colleagues beyond his Indonesia base. This appointment follows Chadd’s incredible success in building IndoPacific Edelman into a business that is highly recognized not only in Indonesia but the entire region. With this new remit Chadd will further enhance our corporate communications offering in Asia Pacific.” Boyd said, “Chadd is one of the best corporate and crisis counselors across Edelman’s 66-office global network. The incredible crisis communications work he did in Indonesia in the wake of the 2004 tsunami has been used as an industry-leading case study by experts around the world.” Prior to the appointment and starting IndoPacific Edelman, Chadd worked for nearly 10 years at Burson-Marsteller, where he was vice president for Australia and New Zealand. He has worked for more than 30 years in the public relations industry and has managed a wide variety of clients across a broad spectrum of industries in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Australia, Indonesia and across APAC. Chadd has received several awards for excellence in public relations in financial relations, issues management, and marketing communications, and holds a Food Technology degree from Massey University in New Zealand and a Communications, Advertising and Marketing Diploma from the United Kingdom. About Edelman Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with 66 offices and more than 4,500 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more than 30 cities. Edelman was named Advertising Age’s top-ranked PR firm of the decade in 2009 and one of its “A-List Agencies” in

both 2010 and 2011; Adweek’s “2011 PR Agency of the Year;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;” and The Holmes Report’s “2011 Global Agency of the Year” and its 2011 “North American Large Agency of the Year.” Edelman was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and among Glassdoor’s top five “2011 Best Places to Work.” Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Blue (advertising), A&R Edelman (technology), BioScience Communications (medical communications), and agencies Edelman Significa (Brazil), and Pegasus (China). Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information. -###For media inquiries please contact: Jason Born Communications and Business Development Manager, Edelman APAC Email: jason.born@edelman.com Phone: +86 (21) 6193 7556 Mobile: +86 1391 675 9256

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